Top rated highly intellectual movies that are also exquisite

Check out today’s highest ranked highly intellectual and exquisite movies! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies that are highly intellectual and exquisite, based on the crowd's interest and popular searches from the country.

1 My Octopus Teacher (2020)

After years of swimming every day in the freezing ocean at the tip of Africa, Craig Foster meets an unlikely teacher: a young octopus who displays remarkable curiosity. Visiting her den and tracking her movements for months on end he eventually wins the animal’s trust and they develop a never-before-seen bond between human and wild animal.

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2020-09-04 | Documentary

Cast

Craig Foster, Tom Foster

Rating

rating icon 8.0
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    absolutely astounding
  2. Ranked #1 for
    highly intelligent
  3. Ranked #1 for
    extraordinarily beautiful

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2 Lad: A Yorkshire Story (2012)

After the death of his father, a teenage boy forms a healing friendship with a park ranger in the Yorkshire Dales

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2012-05-01 | Drama

Cast

Bretten Lord, Nancy Clarkson

Rating

rating icon 7.9
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    picturesque
  2. Ranked #1 for
    beautiful scenery
  3. Ranked #1 for
    deeply moving

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3 Passage to Mars (2016)

A NASA Arctic expedition designed to be the first Martian road trip on Earth becomes an epic two-year odyssey of human adventure and survival.

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2016-05-31 | Adventure / Documentary

Cast

Zachary Quinto, Charlotte Rampling

Rating

rating icon 4.2
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    totally immersing
  2. Ranked #1 for
    immersive story
  3. Ranked #2 for
    ethereal acting

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4 Giants Being Lonely (2019)

As their senior year comes to an end, the pressure to “make it out alive” seems daunting for high school seniors Bobby, Caroline and Adam. As they each discover what it means to love and be loved they find themselves navigating the complex nature of human relationships, facing their own personal versions of neglect and abandonment. With baseball forming the backdrop to this coming of age story, three teens find themselves on a treacherous path towards adulthood.

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2019-09-01 | Drama

Cast

Jack Irving, Ben Irving

Rating

rating icon 4.5
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    shattering climax
  2. Ranked #1 for
    entrancing
  3. Ranked #1 for
    almost hypnotic

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5 Dreamchild (1985)

Exploring the somewhat darker and more mysterious side of the Lewis Carroll's classic book, the movie follows Alice Liddell (the book's inspiration) as an old woman who is haunted by the characters she was once so amused by. As she thinks back on it, she starts to see her relationship with the shy author/professor in a new way and realizes the vast change between the young Alice and the old.

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1985-10-04 | Drama / Fantasy

Cast

Coral Browne, Ian Holm

Rating

rating icon 6.8
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #3 for
    airtight
  2. Ranked #3 for
    underacting
  3. Ranked #4 for
    surly

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6 Gattaca (1997)

In a future society in the era of indefinite eugenics, humans are set on a life course depending on their DNA. Young Vincent Freeman is born with a condition that would prevent him from space travel, yet is determined to infiltrate the GATTACA space program.

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1997-09-07 | Thriller / Science Fiction

Cast

Ethan Hawke, Uma Thurman

Rating

rating icon 7.5
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    plausible story
  2. Ranked #2 for
    futuristic look
  3. Ranked #2 for
    thought-provoking

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7 Let Me Go (2018)

The film is set in the year 2000 following not only Helga and Traudi's journeys but the next two generations and how Beth, Helga's daughter and Emily her granddaughter are confronted with the long-term effects of Traudi's leaving. When Helga receives a letter telling her that Traudi is close to death, it is Emily with whom Helga shares the truth. Emily volunteers to accompany her to Vienna to meet the great-grandmother she thought was dead, and experience the unraveling of the darkest of family secrets.

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2018-05-04 | Drama

Cast

Lucy Boynton, Juliet Stevenson

Rating

rating icon 0.0
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    utterly brilliant
  2. Ranked #2 for
    bated breath
  3. Ranked #2 for
    brilliant casting

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8 Spring (2014)

A young man in a personal tailspin flees the US to Italy, where he sparks up a romance with a woman harboring a dark, primordial secret.

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2014-10-08 | Horror / Romance

Cast

Lou Taylor Pucci, Nadia Hilker

Rating

rating icon 6.7
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #9 for
    enticing
  2. Ranked #11 for
    chemistry between leads
  3. Ranked #13 for
    genuine chemistry

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9 Soul (2020)

Joe Gardner is a middle school teacher with a love for jazz music. After a successful gig at the Half Note Club, he suddenly gets into an accident that separates his soul from his body and is transported to the You Seminar, a center in which souls develop and gain passions before being transported to a newborn child. Joe must enlist help from the other souls-in-training, like 22, a soul who has spent eons in the You Seminar, in order to get back to Earth.

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2020-12-25 | Family / Animation

Cast

Jamie Foxx, Tina Fey

Rating

rating icon 8.2
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    existential theme
  2. Ranked #3 for
    soulful music
  3. Ranked #3 for
    underlying theme

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10 I Lost My Body (2019)

A story of Naoufel, a young man who is in love with Gabrielle. In another part of town, a severed hand escapes from a dissection lab, determined to find its body again.

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2019-11-06 | Animation / Drama

Cast

Hakim Faris, Victoire Du Bois

Rating

rating icon 7.6
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    leap of faith
  2. Ranked #4 for
    tactile imagery
  3. Ranked #5 for
    possible recommendation

Trailer

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